SYSTEMS DESIGN EMULATION ENGINEER

Jun 22, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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The AMD Strategic Silicon Solutions System Emulation Team is seeking an energetic, experienced System Emulation Engineer to join our growing team where past products include game consoles such as the PS5 and Xbox One. As a System Emulation Engineer, you will execute and perform debug of issues alongside validation, FW, and IP teams on emulation in order to meet product development milestones. Additionally, you will develop and expand infrastructure to enable increased coverage and testing in a pre-silicon environment.

 

As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s IP, you will be part of a leading team to drive and enhance AMD’s abilities to deliver the highest quality, industry leading technologies to market. The System Emulation team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes, provides ample opportunities to develop technical depth of knowledge and facilitate continuous career development.  

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Defining and executing pre-silicon coverage on semi-custom systems on emulator systems
  • Debug and support of system issues found in firmware, hardware, or software during pre-silicon emulation
  • Providing root cause analysis and guidance for the closure of issues to both internal and customer-facing/external teams
  • Reviewing and planning dependencies, milestones, and deliverables, and coordinating with upstream and downstream teams
  • Driving collaborative technical discussions and innovations in order to enhance AMD’s capabilities in system emulation and debug, including tool and script development, technical, and methodology enhancements
  • Drive own priorities to achieve business goals and ensure deliverables are on schedule

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience with low level debug and emulation execution of SoCs and embedded systems, and their related software/firmware debug
  • In-depth knowledge of system architecture and concepts, including proficiency in x86 and ARM architectures, their functionality, and debug practices
  • Experience with emulation systems debug, including experience with industry standard emulator systems
  • Knowledge of Verilog, C, C++, assembly, TCL/TK, Python, and/or other scripting languages
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excel in a dynamic team working environment
  • Self-starter, strong collaborator, and able to independently drive tasks to completion, especially those with high ambiguity

 

Assets:

  • Strong understanding of BIOS and other firmware components, OS (Linux, Windows, Android), and driver-level interactions at the system level, common failure points within each, and debug methodologies
  • Knowledge and use of standard debuggers, programmers, and related tools and methodologies (JTAG, Dstream, Lauderbach, etc.)
  • Working debug knowledge of Windows and Linux-based operating systems and technologies, as well as their needs and limitations in a pre-silicon environment
  • Familiarity with Git, GitLab/GitHub and other software repository frameworks and methodologies
  • Technical understanding of Graphics, Display, PCIe, Power Management, or Security/Crypto architecture & design

 

Education:

Bachelor, Master's or PhD degree in Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering, or related degrees with 7+ years of industry experience

Location:  Austin Tx;   
Hybrid/Remote Flexible

 

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At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

The AMD Strategic Silicon Solutions System Emulation Team is seeking an energetic, experienced System Emulation Engineer to join our growing team where past products include game consoles such as the PS5 and Xbox One. As a System Emulation Engineer, you will execute and perform debug of issues alongside validation, FW, and IP teams on emulation in order to meet product development milestones. Additionally, you will develop and expand infrastructure to enable increased coverage and testing in a pre-silicon environment.

 

As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s IP, you will be part of a leading team to drive and enhance AMD’s abilities to deliver the highest quality, industry leading technologies to market. The System Emulation team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes, provides ample opportunities to develop technical depth of knowledge and facilitate continuous career development.  

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Defining and executing pre-silicon coverage on semi-custom systems on emulator systems
  • Debug and support of system issues found in firmware, hardware, or software during pre-silicon emulation
  • Providing root cause analysis and guidance for the closure of issues to both internal and customer-facing/external teams
  • Reviewing and planning dependencies, milestones, and deliverables, and coordinating with upstream and downstream teams
  • Driving collaborative technical discussions and innovations in order to enhance AMD’s capabilities in system emulation and debug, including tool and script development, technical, and methodology enhancements
  • Drive own priorities to achieve business goals and ensure deliverables are on schedule

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience with low level debug and emulation execution of SoCs and embedded systems, and their related software/firmware debug
  • In-depth knowledge of system architecture and concepts, including proficiency in x86 and ARM architectures, their functionality, and debug practices
  • Experience with emulation systems debug, including experience with industry standard emulator systems
  • Knowledge of Verilog, C, C++, assembly, TCL/TK, Python, and/or other scripting languages
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excel in a dynamic team working environment
  • Self-starter, strong collaborator, and able to independently drive tasks to completion, especially those with high ambiguity

 

Assets:

  • Strong understanding of BIOS and other firmware components, OS (Linux, Windows, Android), and driver-level interactions at the system level, common failure points within each, and debug methodologies
  • Knowledge and use of standard debuggers, programmers, and related tools and methodologies (JTAG, Dstream, Lauderbach, etc.)
  • Working debug knowledge of Windows and Linux-based operating systems and technologies, as well as their needs and limitations in a pre-silicon environment
  • Familiarity with Git, GitLab/GitHub and other software repository frameworks and methodologies
  • Technical understanding of Graphics, Display, PCIe, Power Management, or Security/Crypto architecture & design

 

Education:

Bachelor, Master's or PhD degree in Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering, or related degrees with 7+ years of industry experience

Location:  Austin Tx;   
Hybrid/Remote Flexible

 

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#LI-Hybrid

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